My Thesis

I love journalism and data visualization, which are the main topics of my thesis, titled:

DATA JOURNALISM: IL GIORNALISMO DI PRECISIONE NELL'ERA DEI BIG DATA
(DATA JOURNALISM: THE PRECISION JOURNALISM IN THE AGE OF BIG DATA)


Summary

INTRODUCTION: How data changed Journalism
Chapter 1. SOME DEFINITIONS
1.1 Computer Assisted Reporting and Precision journalism
    1.2 Data Mining
    1.3 Car, Computational Journalism and Data Journalism
     1.4 Visualization
1.4.1 Infographic
1.4.2 Data Visualization
1.4.3 Infographic and Data Visualization: are they the same thing?
   1.5 Data Storytelling
Chapter 2. THE PRECISION JOURNALISM BEFORE INTERNET
2.1 Philip Meyer and the New Precision journalism
2.1.1 Detroit riot
2.1.2 Journalistic investigation
2.2 Steve Doig and What Went Wrong
2.2.1 The hurricane Andrew
2.2.2 What Went Wrong
Chapter 3. INTERNET: DATA EVERYWHERE
3.1 Big Data
3.2 Open Data
3.2.1 What they are
3.2.2 Linked Data
3.2.3 Open Data Culture
3.2.4 Datablog experiences in the mainstream media
3.3 Wikileaks War Logs
3.3.1 Wikileaks: data at all costs
3.3.2 Wikileaks War Logs
3.3.3 The Cablegate
Chapter 4. DATA JOURNALIST AT WORK
4.1 Where to find dataset
4.1.1 Search engine tricks
4.1.2 Websites and useful services
4.1.3 Google News Lab
4.1.4 Data Scraping
4.2 Handle the data
4.2.1 Microsoft Excel
4.2.2 RDBMS
4.3 Filter the data
4.4 Tell stories with data
4.4.1 How to realize a good visualization
4.4.2 Softwares
4.4.3 Choosing Graphic Forms
Chapter 5. DATA VISUALIZATION WITH TABLEAU
5.1 Using Tableau
5.2 Choice of subject
5.2.1 Information Visualization in the Humanities
5.2.2 Giorgia Lupi and La Lettura
5.3 DatArt Project
5.3.1 American Painters
5.3.2 Graphic choices and work on Tableau Public
5.4 Other projects

CONCLUSION: The future of Data Journalism
APPENDIX
      Interview with Alberto Cairo, November 18, 2016
      Interview with Andrea Gianotti, November 22, 2016

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